ENGLISH OPENING

    Year of Publication
    1993 2013 1997 to 1997
    Author(s)
    1. Carsten Hansen (1)
    2. Craig Pritchett (3)
    3. John Watson (1)
    4. Mihail Marin (3)
    5. Neil McDonald (2)
    6. Sergey Shipov (1)
    7. Steve Giddins (3)
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    Chess Notation Type
    1. FAN - Figurine (7)
    2. AN - Algebraic (4)
    Popular Book Series
    1. Move by Move (3)
    2. Starting Out (2)
    Host
    1. GM Lubomir Ftacnik (1)
    2. GM Nigel Davies (1)
    3. GM Roman Dzinzichashvili (6)
    4. GM Victor Bologan (1)
    5. IM Andrew Martin (2)
    6. IM Bill Paschall (1)
    7. IM David Vigorito (1)
    8. NM Dana Mackenzie (1)
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way
      GM Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

      Catalog Code: DVD0016RM
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4
      On this DVD, Roman will give you an easy-to-learn, complete setup for Black to play against the English. This New system is great because it gives Black an easy clear plan of attack which will be faster than your opponent's, who will unknowingly be following theory. Romans original Anti-English ideas and concepts were verified by Rybka and are only available on this DVD.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

      Catalog Code: DVD0069RM
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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player
      The English Opening 1. c4 is ideal for the average player. White keeps many options open, yet in all lines retains a rock-solid and potentially very dynamic position.

      In this introduction to the English, International Master Andrew Martin takes you instructively and comprehensively through eleven recent English games, many featuring world-class Grandmasters, teaching you how the opening works as he goes along.
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      FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

      Catalog Code: DVD0092FX
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player
      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played with various systems of the English Opening. This highly instructional and educational material contains many examples of the most typical mistakes that are made in the English Opening, by players of all skill levels.
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      ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

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      English Opening - Nigel Davies
      The English Opening with 1.c4 is one of the most subtle yet combative means of starting a chess game which has found favor with many of the great players in history.
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      English Opening - Nigel Davies

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      English 1. c4 e5
      With the move 1.c4, you can avoid some of the openings and lines to be feared after 1.d4. Following 1.c4 e5 – this move order is also called reversed Sicilian.
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      English 1. c4 e5

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      English 1.c4 c5 for Black - Victor Bologan
      On this DVD Bologan recommends 1...c5 with very strict prescriptions on what to do on different white move orders. This discipline will help Black to have more clear ideas and plans against the white "playing mood".
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      English 1.c4 c5 for Black - Victor Bologan

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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way
      GM Roman will teach you the unique way he plays White's most solid and easy to learn repertoire. Complex theory and variations are replaced with easy to learn plans and strategies that will teach you how to achieve good positions against all of black's responses.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 16 - Learn To Play The English Opening The Easy Way

      Catalog Code: E-DVD0016RM
      Our Price: $14.95

      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4
      On this DVD, Roman will give you an easy-to-learn, complete setup for Black to play against the English. This New system is great because it gives Black an easy clear plan of attack which will be faster than your opponent's, who will unknowingly be following theory. Romans original Anti-English ideas and concepts were verified by Rybka and are only available on this DVD.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 69 - Dzindzi Anti-English Complete and Ambitious Systems for Black Against 1. c4

      Catalog Code: E-DVD0069RM
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player
      The English Opening 1. c4 is ideal for the average player. White keeps many options open, yet in all lines retains a rock-solid and potentially very dynamic position.

      In this introduction to the English, International Master Andrew Martin takes you instructively and comprehensively through eleven recent English games, many featuring world-class Grandmasters, teaching you how the opening works as he goes along.
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      E-DVD FOXY OPENINGS - VOLUME 92 - The English Opening for the Average Player

      Catalog Code: E-DVD0092FX
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player
      On this DVD, Grandmaster Roman Dzinzichashvili examines games that were played with various systems of the English Opening. This highly instructional and educational material contains many examples of the most typical mistakes that are made in the English Opening, by players of all skill levels.
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      E-DVD ROMAN'S LAB - VOLUME 93 - Highly Instructive & Educational Games for the English Player

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      Beating the English Opening
      Beating the English Opening
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      Beating the English Opening

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      Winning with 1. c4
      Winning with 1. c4
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      Winning with 1. c4

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      The Symmetrical English
      Authoritative Coverage of a Massive Opening Complex, Including the Hedgehog and Anti-Benoni
      The Symmetrical systems of the English Opening constitute a large and important area of modern chess opening theory. The strategic variety to be found within this book is staggering: from the sedate Symmetrical Variation to the wild gambit lines of the Anti-Benoni, and almost everything in between! This book provides detailed coverage of the theory of all lines stemming from 1 c4 c5.
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      The Symmetrical English

      Authoritative Coverage of a Massive Opening Complex, Including the Hedgehog and Anti-Benoni
      Catalog Code: B0045GB

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      Starting Out - English
      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.
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      Starting Out - English

      Catalog Code: B0024EM

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      EBOOK - Starting Out - English
      Ideal for those wanting to understand the basics of the English Opening. The English is a sophisticated and popular opening system that is suitable for all types of players and can lead to both positional and tactical middlegames. Many of the world's top players, including Kasparov and Kramnik, include the English in their openings weaponry.
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      EBOOK - Starting Out - English

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      Symmetrical English 1... c5
      The English Opening is currently enjoying an increase in popularity and was featured regularly in the last World Championship match. 1..c5 is Black's most solid reply and theory has developed rapidly over the modern times. This is the first comprehensive coverage of the symmetrical variation in Algebraic notation and contains all significant developments since the author's earlier work "English .. P-QB4".
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      Symmetrical English 1... c5

      Catalog Code: B0087BT
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      Play the English
      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
      An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics.
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      Play the English

      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
      Catalog Code: B0073EM
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      SHOPWORN - Play the English
      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
      An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics.
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      SHOPWORN - Play the English

      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
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      EBOOK - Play the English
      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
      An active opening repertoire for White! The English is a sophisticated opening which is very popular at all levels of chess: from up-and-coming players to World Champions such as Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik. It has many attractions, including flexibility and diversity: White can play either aggressively or quietly, and positions are rich in both strategy and tactics.
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      EBOOK - Play the English

      An Active Opening Repertorie for White
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 3 - VOLUME 1

      Catalog Code: B0020QT
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      The Complete Hedgehog - VOLUME 1
      The Hedgehog is a thoroughly modern defense where flexibility and understanding trump rote memorization. Using deeply annotated critical games from international practice, GM Sergey Shipov traces the Hedgehog's development - from its origins as a way to avoid well-trodden paths to its current status as a respected weapon in Black's armory.
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      The Complete Hedgehog - VOLUME 1

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship.
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 4 - VOLUME 2

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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3
      Grandmaster Repertoire is a new series of high quality books based on the main lines, written by strong grandmasters. The aim is to provide the reader with a complete repertoire at a level good enough for elite tournaments, and certainly also for the club championship. Grandmaster Repertoire provides a repertoire to last a lifetime.
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      The English Opening - Grandmaster Repertoire 5 - VOLUME 3

      Catalog Code: B0044QT
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      The English - Move by Move
      This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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      The English - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: B0348EM
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      EBOOK - The English - Move by Move
      This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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      EBOOK - The English - Move by Move

      Catalog Code: E-B0348EM
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      SHOPWORN - The English - Move by Move
      This series provides an ideal platform to study chess openings. By continually challenging the reader to answer probing questions throughout the book, the Move by Move format greatly encourages the learning and practising of vital skills just as much as the traditional assimilation of opening knowledge. Carefully selected questions and answers are designed to keep you actively involved and allow you to monitor your progress as you learn. This is an excellent way to study any chess opening and at the same time improve your general chess skills and knowledge.
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      SHOPWORN - The English - Move by Move

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      The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik
      This DVD by Lubomir Ftacnik deals with the Hedgehog structure and its phenomenal potential for generating active counterplay with Black. The appeal of elastic piece development around a dynamic pawn structure has helped to spread this concept to many other openings. The author has consciously limited his survey to the English Hedgehog with an emphasis on the challenges Black faces following the centralisation of White’s queen after 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 e6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4. While Black will have to survive various challenges to his position, as the aggressor enjoys a slight advantage in development and has great freedom of movement for his pieces, once the defender manages to fend off direct aggression, his prospects are usually quite promising.
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      The English Hedgehog Defence - Lubomir Ftacnik

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      A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65
      The English derives its name from the English (unofficial) World Champion, Howard Staunton (1843). The English has caught on in the twentieth century and is now recognized as a solid opening that may be used to reach both classical and hypermodern positions. Although many lines of the English have a distinct character, the opening is often used as a transpositional device in much the same way as 1.Nf3 – to avoid such highly regarded responses to 1.d4 as the Nimzo-Indian and Grunfeld defences – and is considered reliable and flexible.
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      A Complete System for Black Against the English Opening - Chess Lecture - Volume 65

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      The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73
      David is a renowned expert and author on the English opening. The English is a popular choice among beginners and club players. This series takes it to the next levelRecommended for Intermediate – Advanced Players
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      The English Four Knights (2 DVDS) - Chess Lecture - Volume 73

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      Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77
      Bronstein once suggested that the term "defense" does not fit this strategy, and suggested the name "Chigorin Counterattack" as this line is adopted as Black by many aggressive players including Chigorin and Keres. Here Dana takes you through the strategy and how it plays out in real games.
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      Two Knights Defense - Chess Lecture - Volume 77

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